American Indian Ethnic Renewal: Red Power and the Resurgence of Identity and Culture

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Oxford University Press, 1997 - Political Science - 315 pages
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A Note on Terminology. Introduction: American Indian Ethnic Renewal. PART I: Ethnic Renewal. 1. Constructing Ethnic Identity. 2. Constructing Culture. 3. Deconstructing Ethnicity. PART II: Red Power and the Resurgence of Indian Identity. 4. American Indian Population Growth: Changing Patterns of Indian Ethnic Identification. 5. The Politics of American Indian Ethnicity: Solving the Puzzle of Indian Ethnic Resurgence. 6. Red Power: Reforging Identity and Culture. PART III: Legacies of Red Power: Renewal and Reform. 7. Renewing Culture and Community. 8. Reconstructing Federal Indian Policy: From Termination to Self-Determination. 9. The Problematics of American Indian Ethnicity. References. Index

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American Indian Ethnic Renewal
Constructing Ethnic Identity
Constructing Culture
Deconstructing Ethnicity
Reforging Identity and Culture
Renewing Culture and Community
The Problematics of American Indian Ethnicity

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About the author (1997)

Joane Nagel is Professor of Sociology at the University of Kansas. Her work on ethnicity and nationalism includes a number of books and articles focusing on the politics of ethnicity, ethnic identity, and ethnic movements in the United States, the Middle East, and Africa. Among these publications are Competitive Ethnic Relations (with Susan Olzak, 1986) and American Indian Activism: Alcatraz to the Longest Walk (with Troy Johnson and Duane Champagne, 1997).

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